Trees and shrubs

Majestic towering trees compete with emblematic shrubs to decorate gardens throughout the year. Here’s all you can expect from your shrubs and trees.

A hedge that’s a haven for birds

Inviting wild birds to forage for snacks in hedges is one of the most thrilling garden shows – and it’s great for the environment, too.
hedge shrubs for birds

Mimosa tree varieties: more blooms in winter!

Sun-loving mimosa trees are native to Australia, and in the Northern hemisphere they bloom as if they were still down under. December to March is when flowers appear on most varieties!
mimosa tree varieties

Olive trees, even in the North!

Olive trees in the North? Yes, it can grow! A single thing matters: take great care of the special needs of this exceptional tree.
Close-up of an olive tree branch covered in heavy snow.

A green balcony, even in winter

Don’t leave your garden boxes and pots empty during the cold season: many plants will let you landscape your balcony with plants in winter.
A balcony in winter overloaded with green ivy and red and white cyclamen flowers.

Russian Olive, a nice shrub

Russian olive is a beautiful shrub. Its name comes from its native region – Southern Russia – and the resemblance to the olive tree around the Mediterranean.
russian olive

Butterfly bush, fluttering and buzzing all around fabulous flowers

Butterfly bush key facts : Botanical names: Buddleja, Buddleia Common names – Butterfly bush, butterfly tree, summer lilac Family – Scrophulariaceae Type – Shrub Bearing – round Height – 10 to 18 feet (3 to 5 meters), depending on the species Breadth – 6 to 10 feet (2 to 3 meters) Exposure – full sun to part sun Soil – any type […]
Butterfly bush

Bradford pear, the calleryana pear tree that went from true love to hate

A short-lived species in the Pear family, Bradford pear (Pyrus calleryana) bears particularly abundant blooms in early Spring. Bradford pear key facts Name – Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’ Family – Rosaceae Type – tree Height – 30 to 50 feet (9 to 15 m) Exposure – full and part sun Soil – no special requirements Foliage – deciduous Flowering – March to […]
Wonderful white blooming of the Bradford pear tree

Perovskia, it loves the coast

Very much appreciated in coastal areas, Perovskia has a magnificent summer blooming that lasts until the beginning of fall.
Perovskia

Japanese maple, superb foliage

Colorful to the point of being flamboyant, Japanese maple is a very beautiful shrub thanks to the color and delicate shape of its leaves.
Japanese maple leaves, bright orange-red against a hazy ivory-colored bokeh.
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